Cumulative Vocabulary Test - Q1: Lists 1-3 - Sentences
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The child's _______________ embarrassed her parents, who apologized over and over for her rude behavior.
Michael grabbed an ice pack when he walked in from the first practice of the season, hoping to _______________ the pain of returning to running after a summer of inactivity.
Hector strained to figure out whether the siren was outside or part of the song that the DJ was playing, but it was impossible to discern individual sounds in the _______________ of party noises.
Standing before the judge during sentencing, the convicted murderer was _______________ , refusing to flinch as he watched his victim's family sobbing over the loss of their son.
In front of the professor, her _______________ was flawless, but around her friends, Helen was sloppy and loud and obnoxious.
I made my best case for going to the concert, but my mom's "NO," ____________ and firm, let me know I should drop the subject before I got in trouble.
Although Senator Hill had information that could hurt his opponent's chances at reelection, he realized he should stay quiet, or he could face _______________ that might bring to light his own poor choices from the past.
Fate's _______________ nature makes it impossible to predict who will fare well and who will fall to tragedy.
Felix's _______________ comments about his brother offended everyone, showing his complete disregard for proper words or proper behaviors.
The senate subcommittee quickly reached a _______________ where they knew further debate would be futile; they were too deeply divided to come to a compromise.
Kyle approached the priest hesitantly, knowing he had done wrong but wanting desperately for someone to _______________ him from the guilt of his crime.
The camel drank water for a solid fifteen minutes before he could _______________ his thirst.
_______________ birds surrounded the carcass of the dead deer, within minutes after the car struck it.
After a solid hour of waiting in line, Chuck found himself _______________ between two very big, unfriendly men who were willing to stop at nothing to be the first to buy the revolutionary gaming console.
The headline read like an ancient _______________ , making Roger afraid for his future with the team.
The traffic jam delayed Ira's arrival at the theater. Although he missed the _______________ , he was there in time for the first scene.
When the President made a _______________ visit to the war zone, the media found out he had been there only after his return to the United States, but the Secret Service knew about the trip weeks in advance.
I'm going to ask you to _______________ your personal career goals to the good of the company as a whole for the duration of this project.
The actor's _______________ on the set was well-known and made most people in the industry—producers, directors, casting agents, actors, writer, and crew—reluctant to work with someone who had such an arrogant disposition.
When a ____________________ government came to power, religious conservatives feared their freedoms would be limited and some practices, outlawed.
When the teacher moved the due date a week earlier, she had to wait a full five minutes for the _______________ of the students to die down before she could communicate that she was exempting them from three of the seven steps of the project.
Known for his _______________ , Mr. Wilson always had a list of people wanting to have lunch with him so they could get his advice about college choice.
Old Lady Bentley was not as _______________ as in her younger years, so she carried a grabber tool wherever she went, in case she should drop something and no one was around to pick it up for her.
With the end of the traveling circus era, audiences were sad to see the ____________________ of acrobats and animals come to a historic close.
Beatrice's fear of snakes was ____________________ —her heart raced, she couldn't catch her breath, sweat poured down her forehead, and tears streamed down her face.
Some students cite _______________ as being the determining factor in deciding not to study for exams. They figure they will pass or fail, regardless of personal effort.
The documentary's content transcended "bad" and ventured into being _______________, when the closing monologue urged violence against immigrants.
After middle school, I became an expert in spotting _______________ friends who fake kindness and betray secrets.
Joey pulled into the Coney Island parking lot with a knot in his stomach, an _______________ sign for the reigning champion of the hot dog eating contest.
At the end of the quarter, each student must take a _______________ vocabulary test, covering all the material the class has learned thus far.